Origin of English word UGLY

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The word UGLY is addressed in the entry: HUGE


English Word

HUGE

Edenic Word

GHOAG

Hebrew Word

עוג

Transliteration

Ayin-Vav-Gimel

Pronounciation

OAG/GHOWG

Conversion

[(G)H-G]

Roots

There is no Indo-European “root”, nor anything older than Old French ahoge (very large).  Edenic offers two possibilities.

1. Ayin-Vav-Gimel either meant HUGE and named the Biblical giant Og, or GHOAG, later H-G, mean gigantic because of Og. See the giant king of Bashan at OGRE (Numbers 21:33), and for the sense, see “COLLOSUS.”

2. Ga’AH means grew high (Job 8:11). Reverse this GH etymon for an alternative, Gimel-Hey route to HUGE and HIGH -- (see HIGH).


Branches

Japanese okii (large) favors Ayin-Gimel, while oka (hill, height) favors a reverse of Gimel-Aleph-Hey. It’s unfair to giants, but their freckles look like huge blotches to others.  UGLY may come from Ayin-Vav-Gimel as [O]G, even if Og was attractive to an OGRESS..





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